Guide to Technical Editing: Discussion, Dictionary, and Exercises by Anne EisenbergGuide to Technical Editing: Discussion, Dictionary, and Exercises by Anne Eisenberg

Guide to Technical Editing: Discussion, Dictionary, and Exercises

byAnne Eisenberg

Paperback | December 1, 1965

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This unique new handbook will be an essential resource for writers, working scientists, engineers, and technical professionals for whom English is not a first language. The only book of its kind, Guide to Technical Editing shows how to edit technical writing for accuracy, clarity, andgrammar. The workbook provides practical exercises for editing abstracts and presenting technical information from the reader's point of view, and includes a technical editor's glossary with stylebook entries as well as common terms.

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Anne Eisenberg is at the Polytechnic University, Brooklyn.

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Title:Guide to Technical Editing: Discussion, Dictionary, and ExercisesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.17 × 6.57 × 0.59 inPublished:December 1, 1965Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195063066

ISBN - 13:9780195063066

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Table of Contents

DISCUSSION1. Edit for organization that shows main points and significance2. Edit for titles, headings, and subheadings that mark main points and their order3. Edit for definitions crucial to reader understanding4. Edit for a concise, consistent style5. Edit for tables that display data vividly and concisely6. Edit for figures that identify and explain7. Edit for completeness, accuracy, and consistencyDICTIONARYEXERCISES

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The only book of its kind, Guide to Technical Editing show students, writers, working scientists, engineers, and technical professionals how to edit technical writing for clarity, accuracy, and grammar.

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"Excellent use of text and graphics. I particularly found the dictionary format easy to follow. Very 'user friendly'"!--Jack Hutson, Lewis-Clark State College